verb (used with object), cha·grined or cha·grinned, cha·grin·ing or cha·grin·ning.
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OTHER WORDS FROM chagrinun·cha·grined, adjective
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Landau talked at length about cartels, drug violence and trade, but environmental issues never came up on the call, to the chagrin of Imperial Beach Mayor Serge Dedina, who’s been outspoken for years on the need to address cross-border sewage spills.Morning Report: Volunteers of America Chapter Accused of Fraud|Voice of San Diego|May 4, 2021|Voice of San Diego
This chick-lit gem centers around a Bridget Jones-esque character named Andrea Tang, a 33-and-fabulous singleton, who, to her family’s chagrin, doesn’t need a man to feel complete.
In 1868, to the chagrin of his wife, Stanton barricaded himself in his office and slept on a couch for more than two months until Johnson’s trial ended.The war secretary who barricaded himself in his office during an impeachment trial|Ronald G. Shafer|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
Princess Kaguya grows up loving her rural, simple lifestyle, but when she comes of age, she is whisked away to live a fancy royal life in the city — with servants attending to her and suitors pursuing her — all to her chagrin.
He made little secret of his ambition to become the next prime minister, much to the chagrin of Netanyahu.Goodbye to Israel’s Lousy Government (Let’s Hope the Next One Isn’t Worse)|Alon Ben-Meir|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And much to the chagrin of some in the Lone Star State, a lot of people seem to be buying it.
He has burrowed so deeply into his work that he hasn't even bothered to get a tan—much to New York's chagrin.Mad Men’s Dramatic Déjà Vu: ‘Time Zones’ Feels Redundant|Andrew Romano|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This, he learned by watching May Bowen; however, to his chagrin, he never did get his grandmother's deviled crab recipe.
To the chagrin of these 40 courageous online petitioners and their hoops-hungry brethren, March Madness is not a national holiday.
Even slight familiarity with the microscopic structure of vegetable tissue will prevent the chagrin of such errors.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
As for his killing you in cold blood, that thought comes from your excitement of the moment and your chagrin at your overthrow.
So, much to their chagrin, the guerrillas gave up the chase and went to attend to their dead comrade.
He died of chagrin at business failures, and at not having received any assistance from his father or mother.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
White with anger and chagrin, the doctor stood roundly abusing the man who had investigated that lonely house.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux